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  7/19/2013, Av 12, 5773

Iron Dome Installed in Eilat

The Spokesperson's Office of the Israel Defense Forces confirmed, Friday morning, that the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system has been deployed in Eilat, Israel's southernmost city, next door to the Sinai Peninsula and the Jordanian city of Aqaba, and not far from the western part of Saudi Arabia.

The deployment follows rising tensions because of the turmoil in Egypt, as well as recent missile launchings at the Red Sea port.

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